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Sep 22, 2010 8:00pm EDT
quote " is on. tonight: >> the birth of fox news and that distorts everything rather than telling the truth. shep. >> the collective ideology of fox, what is the objective of this sort of nonsense. >> scaring white people is good politics. >> it fits into, if i may say so, the fox right wing strategy of trying to betray obama as a closet terrorist. >> bill: once again the far left has declared war on fox news. it didn't work last time but with the election drawing closer this may be all they have. we will tell you what's going on behind the scenes. >> i think deep down inside you can't believe what you have unleashed. >> bill: jon stewart enters the nonspin zone again. >> you are a regular mother teresa out there. >> bill: releasing big new book and rally he wants to put on in washington. >> ah-ha. also dennis miller on christine o'donnell. could get bloody. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. once again, fox news underattack. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo.
Sep 28, 2010 12:18pm EDT
. the heavier thunderstorms pushed into new jersey and a few thunderstorms are possible in the eastern shore. we have a few lingering showers along the edge of the bay and cecil county. and the thing is, as we head into the afternoon, there's a chance for a thunderstorm and not much rain. and we'll take it back here, this is what we've been dealing with and we'll have the rain continue heavy at times and we have a tornado on the eastern shore. we have advisories running a foot above average because of all of the rain and the wind. the other thing the wind is doing is keeping the warm air in place and the muggy air. it's muggy outside and then temperaturewise, we're in the 70s and that could lead to a shower and thunderstorm this afternoon. most of that storm system has moved out. however, here's another one we need to talk about. down here, in the caribbean, you can barely see it. here's the storm and the center is pushing to the north and taking the rain with it. down to the south, we have tropical depression number 16. and this is going to make its way north eastward. it's going towards the ea
Sep 3, 2010 11:00pm EDT
>> the mid-to atlantic has been mostly stared, but hurricane earl is set to last new england tonight. >> i can see people on the floor in the building. >> the frantic first minutes in the 911 call for help. we have the details on metro rail that you need to know. >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 11:00. captioned by the national captioning institute >>> we have just learned that earl has been downgraded to a tropical storm. officials in north carolina dodged disaster. earl continues to move towards new england. we have live coverage. >> it continues, leon, the race toward the northeast. there will be some nasty weather earlier tomorrow morning. parikh it is. all of the new england coast line. it is now a tropical storm. take a look at the storm scant and you can see where earl is -- nine miles east of nantucket. there are only tropical storm warnings for the coast of new england. it will continue to race by bringing some heavy storms and strong winds. meanwhile for us, behind it it will feel like a different season and a different weather pattern. i
FOX News
Sep 30, 2010 3:00pm EDT
that and the conversation that we all have seen now. >>shepard: the news begins anew on studio b. box one, president obama's newest advisor on credit cards making a splash during the first major speech. we will tell you would she compared to "snakes." in washington, companies need to make more changes to protect us. box two: remembering the man who started in hollywood's big movies, the life and death of tony curtis. have scientists found another earth that could support human life? it's all new. it's all ahead. unless breaking news changes everything. but, first, from fox at 3:00 from new york, potentially dangerous weather blowing up the east coast. rain. and some wind. making a mess. this morning in new york city, it was monsoon-like rain. the midland issues has tornado watches and warnings. especially in virginia. across the border in north carolina, they took, look at flooding there. this is wilmington near the coast. and southeast corner of the state. and folks can expect this all over the place. our chief meteorologist is in the weather center. it looks like it moved west. >>reporter: most of the
Sep 9, 2010 4:00pm PDT
>>> on our broadcast tonight, breaking news. the florida pastor who vowed to burn the koran on 9/11 backs down after a day of intense pressure from washington and around the world. and is there a new york connection here? >>> also tonight, game day here in new orleans where it's not just a football team. to many here, they really are the saints who helped them get back up. >>> plus, good neighbors making a difference in difficult times. >>> plus, good neighbors making a difference in difficult times. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening from the banks of the mississippi river. we are back here in new orleans tonight. we'll have a word about why a bit later on in the broadcast. >>> but first we must begin tonight with some fast-moving events regarding the pastor from florida who was threatening to burn the holy koran on saturday to coincide with the anniversary of 9/11. tonight it apparently took a phone call from the secretary of defense to make the pastor back down. he said late today he realizes now this is not the time to bu
Sep 24, 2010 9:30pm PDT
to the public's expectations? are the economics of news threatening journalists' traditional role? >> i think that people who watch cable news now increasingly are very frustrated by the fact that most of it is conversation and talk, and it's very unclear where the facts are. i think increasingly in our very complicated world, facts are in shorter and shorter supply. >> who can you trust to deliver the facts you need? safeguarding the public trust in a new media world--that's our topic today on "the future of news." >> a government without a tough and vibrant media of all sorts is not an option for the united states of america. >> the journalist's role is to get to the truth, and the best way to get to the truth is to accumulate facts. >> many people sort of assume that if they get crossposted on gawker, they have a journalism career. >> from the newseum in washington d.c., this is "the future of news." welcome to the knight studio and our conversation about media and news in the digital age. i'm frank sesno. our guests today both bring a deep understanding of the importance of news as a publ
Sep 12, 2010 3:00pm EDT
of new orleans became a disaster zone. i met people i will never forget. how would you describe the tuation here? >> dysfunctional. >> since then, i've been back to check on the progress of rebuilding battered neighborhoods and broken lives. >> this place where we're standing right now, there were over 1500 deaths. i got angry. i got really angry. >> i watched a city rise from the depths of that water to triumph only to be hit with a crushing new blow. >> it makes a grown man want to cry. >> tonight, a return to new orleans to find out how some of the people we met during hurricane katrina are faring today. what's happened in the last five years? where have you been? to explore why this region seems prone to misfortune. >> this wall could very easily be overtopped if we had another hurricane katrina. it would be overtopped. >> to explain why what happens here has implications for us all. >> we are the canary in the mine of the rest of the united stateswh >> i will look at what the future may hold for this unique american city by meeting with some of those chosen to chart its pat
Sep 27, 2010 8:00pm PDT
in journalism with a convergence of new technology, new media, and a weak economy. all that has basically forced changes in the way that we gather the news, in the way that we deliver the news, in the way that we received the news. we have with us a stellar panel of top thinkers in the fields of media, education, finance, and government represented, but we also wanted to encourage an audience to participate and drive to a's discussion. so you are asked to ask discussions -- questions. if you would like to ask questions, please move toward the middle aisle. as tom mentioned also, our conversation will be divided into five parts. first, we will talk about the quality of reporting in the past few years. we will also talk about ways to sustain quality journalism today and in the upcoming years. next we will move on to shielding journalism from financial pressures from advertisers, foundations, and the government. how to encourage cultural diversity in the media is also a topic we want to talk about. constitutional protection at a time when the very definition of the journalist is changing. who is a
Sep 3, 2010 9:30pm PDT
>> this program is brought to you by a grant from the ford foundation. >> news wants to travel fast, as fast as technology will let it go, in a click, in a blink. tv is still king, but the internet has roared past print as a source of news, 40% to 35% and climbing. is that switch making technology more important than editorial judgment? where is the drive for speed and mobility taking us? >> if online journalism came in a very fast, packaged vehicle, if turning to that next page of the news was as easy as turning the page of a magazine or a newspaper, we'd see people consuming even more news online. >> how is technology changing the way we produce, share, and find the news? that's our question today on "the future of news." >> a government without a tough and vibrant media of all sorts is not an option for the united states of america. >> more voices is always better for our industry, and more ways of distributing and more ways of reaching people and more ways that people can consume our media. >> so you're just gonna get everything, and you as a consumer have to choose. >> from the
Sep 4, 2010 12:30am PDT
>> "bbc world news" is presented by kcet, los angeles. >> funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation and union bank. ♪ >> union bank has put its financial strength to work for a wide range of companies, from smause businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> a state of emergency in christchurch, new zealand, after the city is hit by a powerful earthquake. a television presenter and a former ambassador are among six people convicted of abuse at a portuguese children's home. the taliban in pakistan says it carried out a suicide bomb attack which killed at least 50 people. and enjoying a renaissance, the priceless vitt can tapestries reunited in london with the paintings they were adapted from. >> welcome to "bbc news." broadcasting to your viewers in the u.k. and around the world. a state of emergency has been declared in new zealand's second largest city after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake
Sep 11, 2010 12:30am PDT
>> "bbc world news" is presented by kcet, los angeles. funding for this presentation is made possible by -- the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, and union bank. >> union bank has put its global financial strength to work for a wide range of companies. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." as the koran burning row continues, pastor terry route --. -- terry jones goes to new york. one of the three americans accused of spying and iran will not be released. a planning a comeback, pakistan's former military ruler tells the bbc he is forming a political party and wants to lead the country again. and if it is september, it must be toronto, a hollywood a-lister heading to canada for the international film festival. >>> welcome to "bbc world news," broadcasting in the u.k. and around the world. the american pastor who drew international condemnation for planning to burn the car ran up on the anniversary of 9/11 has arrived in new york, where he is expected to meet th
Sep 24, 2010 4:30am EDT
emergencies and evacuations in wisconsin and minnesota. this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, september 24th, 2010. good morning, everyone. good to see you. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen this morning. >>> a u.s. astronaut and two russian cosmonauts will try again today to return to earth, in orbit more than six months aboard the international space station. ground controllers have to figure out what went wrong yesterday. clamps holding the space capsule to the station failed to open. cbs news space consultant bill harwood was at the kennedy space center as this drama unfolded. >> reporter: this was a very unusual problem, unprecedented glitch the normally reliable docking mechanism on the space station, a russian mechanism with hooks and latches designed to release on command to let the craft free to come back to earth. they tried to do that and were unable to get the system to respond. the hooks and latches simply didn't open. they spent about three hours trying to trouble shoot the problem. an astronaut inside the space station looked at the mechanism from the station side and
Sep 23, 2010 4:00am EDT
>>> making news on this thursday, september 23rd. >> on alert. a grim, new assessment of the nation's war on terror. why terrorists are now planning more, smaller-scale attacks. >>> under fire. the bentley-driving mission who led anti-gay protests, accused of luring young men into sex. today, we'll hear from him. >>> and together again. joaquin phoenix returns to "letterman," with an explanation of his wacky behavior and that beard. >>> good morning. and thanks for being with us. today, congress gets a progress check on how safe the nation's transit system is when it comes to terrorism. >> that, of course, is just one front in the war on terror. a war, now, with more and more threats coming from within our borders. >> emily schmidt has the details this morning from washington. good morning, emily. >> reporter: rob and vinita, good morning to you. the u.s. counterterrorism chief says over the past year, we've seen more significant terror developments than any year since 9/11. there are more threats. and they're happening closer to hope home. top intelligence officials say fighting te
Sep 15, 2010 7:00am PDT
quote was -- got texted a photo as islanded in new york. it was exciting. and just every day it is something new. school just started. that's a good thing. >> before i let you go. you are also in town here for a really special -- the trident. >> yes, i'm working with trident to help promote smiles across america, bringing attention to
Sep 19, 2010 9:30am EDT
quote >> the new 2011 lexus i.s. it isn't real performance unless it's wielded with precision. >> the life technologies foundation is proud to support "to the contrary" on pbs. our foundation seeks to advance science education and to further society's understanding of the life sciences including the impact of genomics on the practice of medicine. >> and by: sam's club, committed to small business. and the spirit of the entrepreneur. and proud to support pbs's "to the contrary" with bonnie erbe. additional funding provided by: the colcom foundation the charles a. frueauff foundation and by the sanofi aventis foundation. >> this week on "to the contrary" california's senator barbara boxer versus carly fiorina. then, for the first time, more women earned doctoral degrees than men. hello, i'm bonnie erbe. welcome to "to the contrary," a discussion of news and social trends from diverse perspectives. up first, women in combat over a senate seat. this week, tea party candidates pulled off surprising wins in state primaries with the biggest win going to christine o'donnell in the de
Sep 18, 2010 6:00pm PDT
say they do notspect could welcome her home in the coming days, but expect her to stay in new york for the next week to keep up the pressure on ahmadinejad while he is at the united nations. ken pritchard, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> opponents of same-sex marriage filed court papers to uphold proposition 8, voter- approved measure. the nine circuit court pales is expected to here the case in december. back in august, a judge ruled that the measure violated the u.s. constitution. they said in part, "there is no fundamental right to marry a person of the same-sex." prop 8 opponents have until mid- okay mid-october to file their response. >> a funeral is scheduled for san bruno victim jessica morales. her boyfriend, joe ruigomez was seriously injured. >>> a san bruno teenager has organized a benefit concert tomorrow to help the victims of the san bruno explosion. the myers neighbors event is scheduled for tomorrow from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the cappachino cool softball field. the event is free, but organizers encourage donations to be added to the lion's club fund, setup to help th
Sep 12, 2010 11:00pm EDT
his parents was. in london amey kellogg fox news. >> news edge at 11 starts right now. [ music ] >>> this is fox 5 news edge at 11. >>> we start the news edge in calvert county, maryland where a shooting spree has police officers on alert following targeted attacks. i'm maureen umeh. >> i'm will thomas. two homeowners homes were hit by gunfire. they are looking into the connection between violence and recent gang arrests. >> reporter: two homes and two shootings in two days have law enforcement officers in calvert county on edge. the sheriff there says someone is taking aim at police officers. >> and they were about a mile and a half apart from each other. and both of them were police force. so we don't believe that it was a random act. we believe that they targeted police officers. >> everybody stepped up on their own edge for this. it is not necessarily where this happened. this is all over the county now. so we are keeping our eyes open and more alert. >> reporter: on saturday a st. mary's deputy's car was shot in chesapeake ranch state in lesby. >> i heard a car coming up t
Sep 3, 2010 6:30pm PDT
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FOX News
Sep 18, 2010 2:30pm EDT
next week. . >> jon: on fox news watch. >> the people of delaware have spoken. >> jon: an election upset in the first state. delaware voters pick a tea party favorite to run for the u.s. senate. will the media use that win to incite discontent. panning his tan, and picking apart a high ranking republican. was this a journalistic effort for an interference run for the white house? the pope makes a historic visit to the u.k., greeting the people and meeting the queen. was the coverage just as cordial, and the ground zero mosque and controversial imam stay in the news. why are most in the media crying islam-phobia, a brouhaha in sports journalism when an azteca tv reporter goes all atwitter. on the panel. judy miller. conservative columnist, andrea ta this. taros, jim hen ken, jim pinkerton. i'm jon scott, news watch is on right now. >> a lot of people have already said that we can't win the general election. it is the same-- yes, we can. [laughter] >> yes, we can, yes, we can. >> it is those same so-called experts who said we have no chance of winning the primary. it will be hard wo
Sep 28, 2010 6:00pm EDT
nation, a summit for fixing america's schools. i am tim tooten in new york with that story coming up. >> live, local, latebreaking. this is wbal news in hd. >> arbin story tonight at 6:00 p.m., a fresh bucket of money coming you might say, in one of maryland's hottest races all over the issue of taxes. >> martin o'malley is proving he is one democrat who welcome support of the president. we are live in a the newsroom with more on tonight's coconut an 2012" report. -- "commitment 2012" report. >> in this heated congressional race. the incumbent democrat, this was his television ads last week. >> can you imagine paying 23% sales tax? that is andy harris's on fair tax plan. >> he fought back with his on television advertisement that started adding -- running this week. >> do scare tactics is what the press says about his television ad. the truth? in the harris opposes higher taxes. >> he counters with his own new ad. he takes his claim about harris's position on a national sales tax, but you have to listen closely. >> buried in his website and promises to replace the tax bill with a
Sep 30, 2010 4:30am EDT
for midterms. >>> and sex tape suicide, a new jersey college student kills himself after a video is posted on the internet. this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, september 30th, 2010. good morning, everybody.ñbp &hc& thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. jjrÑi the atlantic coast slammed by a two-pronged, flood producing storm system, headed north after dumping rain on florida, cuba and jamaica. in north carolina flood watches are in effect and a state of emergency has been declared. >> it washes all sorts of nasty stuff off o the land, oil and greece from cars, animal waste, even things that are directly related to flooding like overflowing sewers or failing septic tanks, all those contaminants and bacteria are in that water. >> the drenching rain is, in part, a result of one storm system interacting with the remains of what was tropical storm nicole. >>> late wednesday, congress Ñi passed a temporary budget bill that will keep the government running through early december. with that taken care of lawmakers can head home and campaign for the midterm elections. tara mergener is
Sep 10, 2010 4:30am EDT
morning news" samaritan. this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, september 10, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> and good morning on a very busy friday morning. thanks for joining us. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen. a huge explosion incinerated large chunks of a san francisco suburb last fight. this morning firefighters are still battling the deadly flames and looking for survivors. the initial blast rocked san bruno, sending flames 1,000 feet into the air. it's believed a ruptured gas line is responsible. city officials say at least one person was killed and 53 homes were destroyed. the gas-fed and wind-whipped fire engulfed ten acres. fire officials say looking for survivors is difficult, at best. >> our problem is, obviously it was a high-pressure gas line. we could not get close to the line until they could shut down that pipeline. currently they are shutting down distribution lines so we still have residual in the gas lines. at the last briefing we still were not able to access the area fully. >> by late last night the fires were 50% contained. laura cole of our sacramento
Sep 12, 2010 1:00am PDT
is back in charge. at least for the time being we will show you how he plans to take on new challenges this year. what students should anticipate and what choses they should amuch update newses starts now. >>> from the school of journalism your source from what is happening on today's issues. you are watching update news. hello and welcome to update news. thanks for joining us. starting off the new year with a new president. the old president is coming this to fill in this until the whi the. more left. he is interim president and he is off the to a start. >> ' sense of ease and comfort obvious. the president is not a new face. from 2005-2008 he served as president advancing the school if two key areas. the library and the newly finished campus ville. now, for a second stint on campus his biggest problems are the budget crunches. >> we have to figure out ways to support them in the frame work or financial frame work we are in, and to be bold. however new students are worried about not getting into classes. >> san jose staten rolled 3,000 new freshman and it's unclear that they will al
Sep 12, 2010 6:00pm PDT
whether it's safe for anyone to go back. i'm russ mitchell. also tonight, in the spotlight, new york's controversial imam makes the case for not moving the planned islamic center further from ground zero. room for compromise? the top house republican says he may be willing to support a tax cut extension that does not include cuts for the wealthy. and wonder woman. she has won more tennis championships than any other player alive, but you've probably never heard her name. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with russ mitchell. >> mitchell: and good evening. we begin tonight with the latest on the aftermath of that gas line explosion in san bruno, california. here's a look at the neighborhood before and after thursday evening's deadly blast. tonight at least four people are confirmed dead and five others are missing, and there are growing questions about what the utility knew of the danger. john blackstone is in san bruno tonight. john, king. >> king, russ. good news for some residents today. officials are giving permits for some people that lived in about 300 ho
Sep 6, 2010 4:30am EDT
. >>> and good news and bad news. new hopes and new hurdles for >>> and good news and bad news. new hopes and new hurdles for trapped chilean miners. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. and today we begin with laboring on labor day. as much of the nation takes the day off to celebrate this labor day, president obama will be working instead, talking up his plan to help put unemployed americans back to work. nbc's tracie potts joins us from washington with more. good morning to you. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. this is traditionally the day that we celebrate american workers, but today president obama will be telling them to hang on. this afternoon president obama spends labor day with union workers in milwaukee. union leaders say what's traditionally a day of celebration has become a day of frustration for many. >> 11 million people out of work have less to be thankful for than those on wall street that are doing quite well. >> reporter: unemployment creeped up to 9.6% friday, jobs are being created, but not nearly fast enough to employ the
Sep 13, 2010 4:30am EDT
cher to be holding my meat purse. >> this is the cbs is morning news from monday, september 13th, 2010. back at it on a monday. good to see you this morning. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen. federal investigators looking at the natural gas pipeline that ruptured and exploded last week near san francisco. take a look at this. the neighborhood before and after thursday's devastating blast that killed at least four. residents have been allowed to return home and the utility company told to examine all gas lines in the state. sandra hughes has more. >> reporter: for those who witnessed last week's explosion but still have a house left standing, it was a shocking homecoming. you are literally two houses away from obliteration. >> yes, i feel very lucky, yeah. just knowing almost up next. >> reporter: jason lee's deck was hit by flying debris from the explosion. other homes had no damage but days without power ruined a refrigerator full of food, a small inconvenience. >> that's a bad smell, that was it. other than that, it's been -- we're very fortunate than others that got their house
Sep 9, 2010 11:00pm EDT
>>> it is really dry and now we are in a drought watch. >>> new details on five big stories tonight. >> muslims to not want us to burn the karan. >> a. pastor may reconsider. another driver is charged at metroaccess. d.c. is drying up. the must see forecast with potential long-term problems. ita few potential bombshells targeting britney spears. captioned by the national captioning institute >>> breaking news from outside san francisco, where a large explosion has much of an entire neighborhood on fire. officials say some sort of explosion caused the fire near interstate 280 and 380 in the bay area. the faa says an airplane is not responsible. >>> closer to home, the deal may be off with the florida preacher stopping short of canceling plans to burn hundreds of copies of the koran on the 9/11 anniversary. >> pastor terry smith is suspending the event for now but may reconsider. in return, he says he was promised the controversy all islamic center near ground zero will be moved. muslim leaders say that is not the case. jay korff has the story. >> caroline, defense
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Sep 28, 2010 5:00am EDT
? >> bill: a stunning new poll says president obama is very well liked personally by americans but the majority of registered voters are rejecting his presidency. we'll tell you why. also, that poll runs down which media have real power in america. bernie goldberg will analyze that the factor catches up with khan. the 9/11 truther. >> do you know that you are a 9/11 truther then. >> i don't believe so. i don't know. you could ask him. >> how could he have not have known? >> bill: we will show you what happened there. see all the evidence that you can compile that shows that your party is racist. >> if i show you that will you concede the point? >> bill: i have to see what that evidence is. marc lamont hill says he has proof, proof that the tea party has a racist agenda. >> i will bring all the evidence you need. >> bill: caution. you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. stunning new poll on politics in the media that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. survey done by p
Sep 7, 2010 4:00am PDT
america this morning. >> get more from abc news, later on "good morning america" or anytime at on this tuesday, september 7th. >> growing dissatisfaction of our now poll shows americans more unsatisfied with president obama's handling of the economy, as he rolls out more proposals to boost hiring. >>> rising tensions. a top general in afghanistan says a pastor's plan to burn a koran on 9/11, a putting american troops in danger. >>> if princes harry and william are now safe from hackers, is anyone? >>> and good morning, everyone. thanks for being with us. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm meg oliver. vinita is off this morning. the president is set to reveal another new proposal to help the sagging economy. this one would use tax breaks to benefit businesses and corporations. >> but a new abc news poll released overnight shows what a daunting challenge democrats face heading into midterm elections. emily schmidt is joining us from washington with the latest numbers. >> reporter: this poll is filled with a lot of firsts. abc news/"washington post" poll that shows 92% of
Sep 9, 2010 5:00pm PDT
fredrick. he is a 32-year-old nursing aide who's been missing now for several days. this news comes as volunteers were back again working looking for clues. we have a news crew working this story. >>> uc berkeley graduate being held in iran got the news she's been waiting for. iran today said it will free sarah shord one of three people detained after the trio crossed the border in 2009. rita williams has the story. >> reporter: sarah shorde's mother spent the day sequestered in her sister's cottage. finally she got the confirmation she's been waiting more than 13 months for. that her daughter sarah was coming home from an iranian prison. nora shord said she wouldn't comment. afraid to say anything that would scuttle the release. >> reporter: aren't you excited? >> i'm happy. >> reporter: with that, she went to the airport to meet her daughter some where. iranians told media they could witness the release. iranian troops arrested shord, her now fiance and -- shord's mother says her daughter is depressed and has recently found a lump in her breast and fears it is precancerous conditi
Sep 10, 2010 11:00pm EDT
, apprehends an overt islam has shared the spotlight. controversial florida pastor terry jones is flying to new york tonight. >> this is always an emotional time. many of us have heard about the florida pastor who wanted to burn the koran, but it now appears there is room for some dialogue. for most, it is all about remembering those who died nine years ago. under each granite bench at the 9/11 pentagon tomorrow, there is a small reflecting pool. >> sadness, something that should never have happened. >> water, a symbol of life and remembrance. each bench represents one of the 184 lives lost nine years ago. >> it is unbelievable. >> a sharp contrast to the horror, the chaos, the noise of that tuesday morning. >> is hard for me to drive by without thinking about the effect that it had. >> james schwartz was among the first responders when flight 77 crashed into the pentagon. >> the gash in the building, and of course, the casualties that were littering the west side of the building. >> nine years later, there were fears that pastor terry jones would burn the koran to mark the anniversary. instead
Sep 17, 2010 5:00am EDT
. >>> right now it looks like we have better news as we move it outside. you see the icon on my map. let's take it live on the outer loop at connecticut. all lanes finally back open following that accident investigation. meanwhile, route 4:00 -- route four and five are all checking out clear. and we do have that accident in staff -- stafford. >>> this morning, the doctor shot at johns hopkins is recovering from his injuries. dr. cohen had surgery on his abdomen and is expected to be fine. the doctor told a man that his mother would never walk again and he became distraught and killed his mother and then himself. >> he was always there for her. if she had to go in an ambulance or anything, he rode with her. he never left her side. and i told when we are i saw him walking her out that she had a great son. you don't find too many sons like that. this is hard to believe that. >> neighbors knew him as warren davis. he drove for metro access. >>> a hearing for the army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people at fort hood texas will be open to the public. a judge rejected the defense's reques
Sep 17, 2010 4:00am PDT
>>> making news on this friday, september 17th. >> killer storm. the new york region is hammered by lightning, rains and wind that turn deadly and left thousands of commuters stuck. >>> one of the nation's best-known hospitals under siege. a surgeon shot and a standoff with the gunman. >>> and all a hoax. a woman attracted global attention with the story of being ambushed and burned with acid. but now admits, she made it up. >>> and good morning, everybody. thanks for being with us. it will be a day of a lot of cleanup across new york city, after getting hit by a storm that brought torrential rain and winds of up to 100 miles per hour. >> this is what it looked like in brooklyn, as it tore off roofs and knocked down countless trees. >> it swept across the entire new york region with little warning. whipping up high winds, flooding and hail. emily schmidt shows us the spots that were hardest hit. >> reporter: just as rush hour hit new york city thursday afternoon, so did a fierce, fast-moving storm. >> i thought it was the end of the world. >> reporter: tornado warnings went out a
Sep 26, 2010 6:00pm PDT
this delicacy of cake layers and filling get its name? captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with russ mitchell. >> mitchell: and good evening. the public pressure has been building for days as four young men filed lawsuits charging sexual abuse by georgia pastor eddie long. this morning bishop long faced his mega church, his congregation and addressed the charges, vowing to fight them even as he did not unequivocally deny them. mark strassmann was there. >> glory, glory, glory, glory, glory hallelujah. >> reporter: for these georgia faithful, sunday services hit close to their spiritual home, allegations of sinful sexual conduct against their own pastor, bishop eddie long. >> i'm under attack. >> attacked by four young men from his ministry. long adopted them in their teens as his spiritual sons, but they say long also seduced them with cars, jewelry and scripture for sex. they were all past the legal age of consent be are suing for emotional distress and fraud. >> he took them on trips around the country and around the world, and he engaged in sexual acts in places, those
Sep 9, 2010 4:30am EDT
and some disturbing allegations. this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, september 9, 2010. >>> and good morning, everyone. good to see you. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen. remnants of tropical storm of hermine are still carrying heavy rains and the threat of flooding today. strong thunderstorms poured heavy rain into oklahoma and there are reports of at least two tornado sightings in texas. an eyewitness grabbed this shot of a tornado on his iphone. several twisters touched down causing property damage. at least one person was injured. a truck's whose rig was slammed into a paint warehouse. the lone star state got at much as 10 inches in the lone star state. don teague has more. >> reporter: a dramatic scene in arlington, texas, where torrential rain turned a creek into a raging river, surrounding a nearby apartment complex and trapping at least 90 people. >> literally, within 30 minutes, it was so high that we couldn't even walk back and forth from the apartments. >> reporter: the water came up so fast, over such a wide area, rescuers and in communities across texa
Sep 8, 2010 4:30am EDT
in the tysons corner area. you will find new traffic patterns on route 7. the laness have shift. you can only turn left at intersections with traffic signals. you can fiend out more on the work on the where you live section of our website. click on change and choose the mclean neighborhood. >>> the waiting game continues in prince georges county this morning where a wanted man is holding police at bay. it started around 2:00 this morning when prince georges county authorities tried to stop the man wanted by dc police. they say that man took off and hid inside of a home in the 8100 bob of neville place in forest heights. it is not clear if the suspect is armed or home alisten. we are following the story and we will bring you more information as it is available amount man found inside of his burning apartment could face charges later today. someone called police after the man threatened to harm itself. when authorities arrived at the 300 block of 56th street northeast they found smoke coming out of an apartment building. everyone got out safely. a s.w.a.t. team surrounded the building as a prec
Sep 27, 2010 4:00pm EDT
with other industrialized countries. >> today nbc news kicked off education nation with an interview with president obama about the state of education. michelle franzen has our report. >> reporter: at a time when a third of american students do not graduate high school, president obama told matt lauer on "today" there is an urgent need for education reform if amica wants to compete in a global work force. >> historically, when we first set up the public school systems across the untry, we were leaps and bounds ahead of the vast majority of countries around the world. that's not true anymore. they have caught up and now, in some cases, are surpassing us, especially in math and science. >> reporter: the president kicked off the education nation summifrom the white house and included a go of recruit iing ience, technology, english and math teachers. policy makers and teachers discussed ways to fix a system that's failing too many kids. >> status quo isn't good enough. >> reporter: and not good enough for parents like cynthia williams. she became an edution advocate 20 years ago when her
Sep 10, 2010 9:30pm PDT
help break the news? that happened at the virginia tech massacre and the huge earthquake in china. but it's not just breaking news. there are 233 million internet users in the united states according to nielsen research, and the number is growing every day. easy-to-use software is helping citizen journalists tell their stories, and professionals are using citizen sources more and more. >> we treat them as reliable sources of information, but, like we would with the police source, the courthouse source, and the capitol hill source, we verify that. >> ...these images literally streaming into us here at cnn. >> as traditional news media grapple with sinking budgets and shrinking newsrooms, can citizen journalism help fill the void? what role should citizen journalists play? that's our topic today on "the future of news." >> a government without a tough and vibrant media of all sorts is not an option for the united states of america. >> more eyes, more ears, more voices out there, and a more sophisticated audience as well, because it's the audience that's gonna keep us all honest. >>
Sep 5, 2010 12:05am EDT
for everyone. >> the plan includes new track switches, a new track, new tunnel lights, and thousands of lines of fiber-optic cables. >> if they need to do this to make it safer for everyone i do not see a problem with it. >> most writers are pleased with the repairs and free shuttles but were not prepared. >> i do not have other transportation. i do not have another option. >> some folks are ok with the arrangement. others are not. metro says that getting this work done over the holiday weekend saves a million dollars. they are hoping to be entirely done by very early tuesday morning. live from the montgomery county mobile newsroom, abc 7 news. >>> to the d.c. mayor's race. the top candidates have less than two weeks to go before the democratic primary. mayor adrian campaigned with schools chancellor michelle reed. he has centered his bid on continuing his school reforms. his opponent attended community events in the city. he showed up in southeast to meet and greet residence. earlier, he campaigned in northeast. early voting expanded today. new polling places opened. more than 2000 people ha
Sep 14, 2010 4:30am PDT
video obtained by cbs news captures the moment of the explosion in san bruno. the fire erupting from the earth turned the suburban neighborhood into an inferno, as residents ran for their lives. survivors remember the heat, the noise, and the shaking as flames shot hundreds of feet into the air. >> open up the door and see that flame, that's the scary part about it, you know. >> reporter: one resident, walter mccaffrey, shot this cellphone video from his balcony after warning his wife and children not to come home. today his balcony overlooks what's being called the zone of devastation. it's one of the last houses standing on the edge of a ruined neighborhood. the explosion ripped a 28-foot-long section of gas pipeline out of the earth. a 30-inch high pressure transmission line that ran right under the neighborhood. did you have any idea that pipe went so close to your house? >> no, i did not, no. >> reporter: pacific gas & electric, the utility that operates the pipeline has almost 6,500 miles of major transportation pipelines in california. the utility has been ordered by state reg
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